from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A public sale; an auction.
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- n. A public sale.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A public sale of anything, by outcry, to the highest bidder; an auction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A public auction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the public sale of something to the highest bidder
Dutch vendu, from obsolete French vendue, sale, from Old French, feminine past participle of vendre, to sell, from Latin vendere; see vend.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)